Blue Jays' Trent Thornton aiming to show Astros what they missed out on

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Blue Jays' Trent Thornton aiming to show Astros what they missed out on
Blue Jays' Trent Thornton aiming to show Astros what they missed out on

On a quiet Saturday morning inside a clubhouse Trent Thornton never thought he'd occupy, the 25-year-old righthander spoke softly, occasionally allowing a wry smile to slide across his face to belie the blunt nature of this discussion. "I'll be honest," Thornton said. "At the very beginning of the season, when I made the team, I was seeing when we were playing Houston. I was just praying to God I'd get to face them." He envisioned his major league debut with the Astros, the organization which plucked him from North Carolina with a fifth-round selection in the 2015 draft. Friends within the organization are aplenty. Most are up in the major leagues now, the consequence of the Astros' accumulation

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